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Request from Local Libraries

Guidelines for Article Request Service (Local Libraries)

The Sports Library is pleased to provide libraries Article Request Service for books and journals that are being held at the Sports Library. Before submitting your request, you are welcome to check the Sports Library Online Catalogue for availability of the required materials.

Libraries can send their request to the Sports Library by fax or email. Request form is available in PDF and WORD format for download.


For copies made without permission of copyright holders, requesters must observe the following guidelines:

  • The copies should be used for the purposes of research or private study only.
  • Only one article in the same issue of a periodical can be made.
  • Only one copy of the same article should be made.
  • For published work, one single copy of a reasonable proportion, about 10% of a published work can be made.

For related copyright issues, please refer to the Copyright Ordinance (Cap. 528) at the government Bilingual Law Information System (BLIS).

Cost of article

We charge 50 cents for each A4 page. Postage fee depends on the quantity of requested articles. Invoice will be sent at the end of each month.

Payment method

We accept ONLY bank cheque (in Hong Kong dollars), payable to "The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited". Please send the payment to:

Sports Library (Article Request)
Level 2, HKSI Main Building
Hong Kong Sports Institute
25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, N.T.
Hong Kong

** Please quote the invoice number at the back of the cheque.

Delivery Time and Method

It usually takes one week to ten days. Required articles will be sent by mail, or via fax for urgent request.


For further information, please contact us at 2681 6130 or by fax 2681 6388 or the webmaster